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Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Medicaid Receiving Startlingly Little Attention As Everyone Discusses Medicare
Obama Administration Calls for Free Access to Federally Funded Research
Can Virginia Block Non-Residents from FOIA Requests? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments
Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
Looking Ahead to Washington State’s Legalized Marijuana Marketplace
Congressman: My Plan Would Reduce Student Loan Defaults: Video
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Tax Questions to Ask Yourself with the End of 2012 and the Fiscal Cliff Approaching
Obama Blocks Chinese-Owned Wind Project Out of Concerns for National Security
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
Stewart Baker, Former GC of NSA, on Why the Cybersecurity Act Failed & Threat of Tomorrow’s Terrorism
Not Prepared for Healthcare Reform? Three things employers need to focus on now.
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Smartphone Data Solution: Sharing Airwaves
The Apellate Process Explained - Kathi Sandweiss discusses the appeals process and what it can and can't do for your situation.
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
NLRB Posting Rule Delayed Again, Will We Ever See Resolution?—McKenna Long's Seth Borden
Is there a way to safely use social media in the interview process?
Congress recently took new steps to protect trade secrets, which are generally defined as all forms or types of financial, business, scientific, technical, economic, or engineering information that the owner has taken...more
On October 17, 2012, Mexico's Ministry of Finance published the Federal Law for the Prevention and Identification of Transactions from Illegal Funds (Ley Federal para la Prevención e Identificación de...more
Introduction - The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) criminalizes unauthorized access to a private computer system and allows for individuals suffering harm from such conduct to bring private civil actions for relief....more
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY of the OIG Report:
During law enforcement operations, state and local law enforcement agencies often seize assets and proceeds from assets linked to criminal activity. The purpose of the seizures...more
In this presentation:
- The Actors and the Forum
- Defending against Actions
.. Third-Party Subpoena
.. Summons and Complaint in a Civil Case
.. Request for Information from the...more
On August 22, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida denied a major bank’s motion to enjoin prosecution by two state attorneys general of claims related to the bank’s credit card payment protection...more
In U.S. ex rel. Repko v. Guthrie Clinic et al., the Third Circuit recently ended an attempt by Rodney Repko, former general counsel and executive vice president for Guthrie Healthcare System and its related entities, to bring...more
On July 27th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit purportedly handed the Office of Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services (OIG) a loss in its bid to exclude Purdue Frederick Company...more
The U.S. government challenged Arizona's S.B. 1070, enacted in April 2010, which imposed state penalties on undocumented immigrants on the basis that it was preempted by federal law. On June 25, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court...more
Jonathan Strong v. Dean E. Taylor, et al. and Tidewater, Inc. (nominal Defendant), Civil Action No. 11-392 (E.D. La. 2012), addresses several international practice issues in the context of a motion to dismiss a derivative...more
In a 5-3 decision authored by Justice Kennedy, the Supreme Court struck down most of the main provisions of an Arizona law targeting illegal immigration. The law, known as the “Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe...more
On June 25, 2012, the Supreme Court held that certain provisions of Arizona's immigration statute (signed into law in 2010) were preempted by federal immigration law. The preempted provisions include those making it a...more
In 1999, then-United States Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder issued the “Holder Memorandum” – a document that has come to profoundly impact the way in which corporations conduct internal investigations and deal with the...more
If you’re planning to visit New York in the near future, be prepared to be patted down by a cop for no reason whatsoever.
That’s the message being sent to the general public by the Bloomberg administration in the form of...more
Companies hire lawyers for a reason. Hopefully, they do so for more than one reason. Lawyers provide several important benefits, contrary to all the jokes and ridicule against the profession.
You have just received notice of a grand jury subpoena duces tecum from the Department of Justice Antitrust Division in connection with a price-fixing investigation. (The likelihood of doing so may be on the rise. In 2008,...more
Danger is lurking in the world of Internal Revenue Service audits, namely, parallel investigations. Parallel investigations by the IRS are simultaneous civil and criminal investigations of an individual or business entity,...more
This digest collects and summarizes recent media reports regarding potential liability, government initiatives, litigation and regulatory actions arising from the subprime mortgage crisis and credit crunch, as well as the...more
When the Economic Espionage Act (“EEA”) was passed in 1996, it was hailed as a much-needed remedy to combat the growing threat to the United States’ national and economic security posed by efforts, largely foreign, to steal...more
Private or government investigations usually start with a request for records. In more egregious situations, the FBI or other state or federal agency could show up and take records pursuant to a search warrant.
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1.0 INTRODUCTION .... 1
2.0 KEY PRINCIPLES .... 3
2.1 “Voluntary” Self-Assessment .... 3
2.2 The Nature of Tax Penalties .... 4
2.3 Right Against Self-Incrimination .... 5
Until recently, the use of wiretap evidence was limited to the prosecution of crimes that are specifically enumerated in Title III of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, codified at 18 U.S.C. 2510-2522....more
With fall suddenly here, we find ourselves reflecting on the bounty of anti-corruption guidance in recent months. This guidance came from the judiciary, the United States Department of Justice, the SEC, and from...more
De kritische noot die wij hier kraken ziet op de invoeging van het nieuwe artikel 11a Advocatenwet, en dan met name het eerste lid van het artikel. De formalisering van de geheimhoudingsplicht van de advocaat is een zet met...more
The moment we saw the Supreme Court’s First Amendment decision in Sorrell v. IMS Health Inc., 131 S. Ct. 2653 (2011), we knew it had implications for the FDA's suppression of truthful commercial speech concerning off-label...more
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